About AIASA- celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2017

AIA-SA logoThe Australian-Indonesian Association of SA

The Australian-Indonesian Association of South Australia Incorporated (AIASA Inc.) is a volunteer, non-profit community organisation established in 1967. On the occasion of our 50th

On the occasion of our 50th anniversary Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Zoe Bettison, held a celebratory reception at Parliament House in August 2017. Below Minister Bettison (above centre) is pictured with presidents past and present. Above right former Presidents Bapak Subagio (standing)and Bapak Suharto.

Mission Statement:
The AIASA Inc. seeks to foster peace, harmony, engagement and mutual understanding between the peoples of Indonesia and Australia through the promotion of Indonesian culture, heritage and language in South Australia.

Key aims:
The AIASA Inc. aims to lead, promote and implement activities that strengthen community engagement, cultural awareness and celebration of Indonesia’s cultural heritage, peoples and customs within the South Australian context.

2. Social Inclusion and Outreach:
The AIASA Inc. aims to act in the South Australian community as a philanthropic and compassionate organisation. It will provide funding and support for a variety of human needs, recovery and personal development activities associated with social responsibility and inclusion, outreach and education.

3. Improved socio-economic and bilateral relations:
The AIASA Inc. aims to strengthen and activate networks and relationships associated with improved socio-economic and bilateral relations and trade between Indonesia and Australia, particularly as it applies to education, scholarships and the PPIA (Indonesian Students’ Association) in South Australia.

The association is non-political and  non-sectarian. 

Membership information and to join here.

The Australia-Indonesian Association Committee

The AIASA Committee consists of an Executive containing a President, two Vice Presidents at least one of which is held by an Indonesian, a Secretary and a Treasurer. Additional Committee Members are drawn from volunteers within the financial members of the AIASA. The AIASA Committee contains at least ten members inclusive of the Executive.

Committee Members 2017:

President: Firdaus
Vice President Indonesian: Priyambudi Sulistiyanto
Vice President Australian: Brett Calliss
Treasurer: Prilavita Adiputra
Secretary: Abby Witts 
Assistant Secretary: Anthony Cramp
Committee members: 
Scott Basket
Andrie Bramintya
Seisia Kane
Eni Mosel
Jane Russell (second year of term)

The AIASA Committee contains twelve members inclusive of the Executive.

If you would like to join the AIASA Committee you first need to be a financial member of the AIASA. To join, download and complete an application form and send an email through to our President (president@aiasa.org.au) and let us know that you would like to help and, if relevant, any particular skills you bring.


The AIASA Committee will occasionally form Sub-Committees to work on specific projects independently. These Sub-Committees are led by a current AIA Committee Member.


Past Committee Members of AIASA


Tji Srikandi-Goodhart (2014-2016)
Rini Budiyanti (2011-2013)
Tony Becker (2010)

Vice President (Indonesian)

Firdaus (2013-2016)
Astari Kusumawardani (2012)
Murti Cramp (2011)

Vice President (Australian)

Geoff Penhall (2014-2016)
Anthony Cramp (2013)
Garry Tucker (2011-2012)


Nathan Butcher (2016)
Chris Majewski (2014-2016)
Anthony Cramp (2012-2013)
Alisha Hill (2011)


Eni Mosel (2016)
Murti Cramp (2012-2013)
Astari Kusumawardani (2011)